KINGS OF WRAP
Whether it is cigarette tubes, tipping base or plugwrap, paper is a major piece of the cigarette manufacturing puzzle, influencing everything from flavor to tar delivery. For numerous manufacturers, the type of paper used is as much a part of the brand as its tobacco blend. This is why manufacturers set stringent quality standards and demand the highest level of customer service from their paper providers.
The Rolling Paper Co. reflects the internationalism that the tobacco industry is famous for. The firm is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, managed by a U.K. citizen of Indian descent and manufacturers in both China and Indonesia. Its products, meanwhile, sell in some 20 countries worldwide, including markets that other suppliers may find daunting, either because of stiff regulatory requirements or due to security and…
Back to Nature : The Evolution of RYO Paper
It is said that cigarettes were “invented” by British and French soldiers during the Crimean War (1853-1856) when they – lacking proper pipes – started rolling up their tobacco rations in small newspaper scraps. Whether this anecdote holds true or not, one thing is for certain: the practice of roll-your-own (RYO) has endured over the centuries. And while it may once have been borne out of sheer desperation, today, it has rather become the expression of a highly individualized lifestyle, where RYO fans consciously for ego ready-made smoking products and instead opt to create their own cigarettes whenever they feel like it.